Paul Roos

Paul Roos, Guest Speaker, Motivational Speaker & MC

Paul Roos has earned a much-acclaimed reputation as an AFL player and senior coach.

When the new Melbourne Demons senior coach placed his hands on the AFL premiership trophy in 2005, it signalled the end of a 72-year drought for the Sydney Swans.

With more than 92,000 fans watching on at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and hundreds of thousands more glued to television screens around the world, this was Roos’ moment of glory.

The 2005 Australian Sports Coach of the Year, former 356-match AFL superstar and Australian Hall of Fame member had just witnessed a nail-biting final quarter in the grand final that saw the Swans come from behind to snatch an historic 58-54 victory over the West Coast Eagles.

After standing down as Swans coach, Roos took on the role of coach of the Swans Academy. He has also made his mark as a columnist with News Limited newspapers and as a member of Fox Sports AFL commentary team. In late 2013, the consistent calls from the Melbourne Demons led to him signing a two year and a one year option contract with the club. He plans to renew his media interests once his role with the Demons finishes.

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07 / 28 / 2014

MELBOURNE has received some outstanding news on Monday, with Paul Roos committing to the club for a third year, meaning he will coach the Demons until the end of the 2016 season. Roos, who was appointed Melbourne coach on September 6 last year, initially agreed to a two-year deal, with an option for a third [...]

07 / 15 / 2014

By Lucille Keen and Vanessa Desloire, BOSS AFR Paul Roos I think there is a trust component to meditation: you just have to trust that it works. It’s not like if you run, then you can time yourself, 10 seconds better around the Tan [Track in Melbourne’s Botanic Gardens] today, or you go on a [...]

06 / 16 / 2014

Source: Melbourne Football Club COACH Paul Roos has praised his charges to come back from a 33-point deficit in the third quarter to claim a stirring one-point victory over Essendon at the MCG on Sunday night. Roos said Essendon played “as good a footy as teams have played against us this year” in the first [...]

05 / 23 / 2014

Paul Roos addresses his players on the MCG. Picture: Alex Coppel Source: News Corp Australia By Rebecca Williams, Herald Sun MELBOURNE coach Paul Roos says he wants to stay involved with the Demons beyond season 2016, but it won’t be as senior coach. While Roos said he had not yet discussed with club hierarchy whether he would [...]

05 / 06 / 2014

By Matt Burgan COACH Paul Roos says Melbourne’s competitive effort against the Sydney Swans at the MCG in round six was pivotal to its outstanding on-the-road win against the Adelaide Crows at Adelaide Oval on Saturday night. The Demons defeated the Crows by three points, ending a 17-game losing streak to Adelaide and Port Adelaide [...]

04 / 14 / 2014

Under new coach Paul Roos, Melbourne plunged Carlton’s season into further crisis with a shock 23-point AFL win at the MCG on Saturday. Mick Malthouse’s men are now without a win after four rounds following the scrappy affair that saw Demons record their first victory of 2014, with a 12.9 (81) to 7.16 (58) result [...]

02 / 06 / 2014

Ben Guthrie, with AAP  February 3, 2014  Coach Paul Roos speaks at the AGM on Monday night. (Photo: melbournefc.com.au)   MELBOURNE coach Paul Roos has no doubt the Demons are heading in the right direction, but warned supporters of a “bumpy road” ahead. Roos, along with CEO Peter Jackson and president Glen Bartlett addressed Demons [...]

09 / 06 / 2013

AFL legend Paul Roos and The Fordham Company’s managing director Nick Fordham are in Melbourne this morning (September 6) for one of the game’s most exciting announcements. Paul Roos, the man who took the Sydney Swans to its inaugural premiership triumph in 2005, is the Melbourne Football Club’s new coach.  Roos, who has been managed [...]

08 / 12 / 2013

Will season ending become career ending?

08 / 10 / 2013

Tonight Teddy Richards plays his 200th game in the match of the round against Collingwood.  Ted’s journey at Sydney began at a simple recruiting meeting towards the end of the 2005 season. On projecting forward to where the Swans were heading it was suggested to break up the list into inside mid’s, outside mid’s, small [...]

08 / 06 / 2013

WELL’S ON ROOS FORM  

08 / 02 / 2013

Why Melbourne can turn it around sooner than you think, writes Paul Roos   There could be a lot less frowning at Melbourne next year. Paul Roos writes why the Dees can turn it around. Picture: Harman Stephen Source: Herald Sun PETER Jackson’s interview on On The Couch on Monday night was one of the [...]

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